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On this webpage you will find links for Chicago Area Genealogy and History, Illinois Genealogy and History, Archives/Libraries/Societies, and General Genealogy.

CHICAGO AREA GENEALOGY AND HISTORY

  • Catholic Cemeteries at the Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Chicago City Council Proceedings Files Index, 1833-1871
  • Chicago's Geographic Information System - Internet Mapping
    locate street addresses, wards, neighborhoods, schools
  • Chicago Genealogy Bibliography
  • Chicago History Internet Links
    includes histories of churches, RR's, educational institutions, and more!
  • Chicago Imagebase (Maps)
  • Chicago Landmarks (Maps)
  • Chicago Police Department Homicide Record Index, 1870-1930
  • Chicago street name changes
  • Chicago Timeline
  • Cook County Assessor's Office ***
    Search properties in Cook County by address, neighborhood, or PIN number.
    Besides property value information, site also provides age of building, and photos.
  • Cook County Cemeteries (ISGS Cemetery Location Project)
  • Cook County Cemeteries -- see US Geographic Names Information System below
  • Cook County Clerk's Office. Bureau of Vital Statistics
  • Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court
  • Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court. Archives Department (Phil Costello)
  • Cook County Coroner's Inquest Record Index, 1872-1911
  • Cook County, Illinois USGenWeb Page
  • (Index to) Death Notices in Dziennik Chicagoski (Polish-language newspaper) ***
  • Deaths, Disturbances, Disasters and Disorders in Chicago
  • Digital Past - images of Chicago and suburbs
  • Graveyards of Chicago
  • Local Newspapers Online in Cook County
  • Marriage Index for Polish Parishes in Chicago through 1915
  • Municipalities in Cook County
  • Neighborhoods
  • St. Michael's Catholic Church. Located on Cleveland Ave. in Chicago ***
    German-speaking church. Baptisms for 1870-1871
  • Wunders Cemetery, Chicago - a CGS publication (Ancestry database)

  • ILLINOIS GENEALOGY AND HISTORY

  • Ancestry.com Illinois sources
  • Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records : Land Patent Search
  • Cyndi's List - Illinois
  • Family History Library - Illinois Research Outline
  • Family History Library Catalog (FHLC) - Illinois, Cook, Chicago
  • Illinois Civil War Veterans Database
  • Illinois Genealogy Bibliography
  • Illinois Public Domain Land Sales Searchable Database
  • Illinois Spanish-American War Veterans Database
  • Illinois Statewide Death Index, Pre-1916 ***
  • Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950
  • Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900
  • Illinois USGenWeb Project
  • Illinois Vital Records Information
  • Sorensen's Illinois History Resource Page

  • ARCHIVES, LIBRARIES, AND SOCIETIES

  • Archdiocese of Chicago's Joseph Cardinal Bernadin Archives and Records Center
  • Arlington Heights Memorial Library
  • Chicago Historical Society
  • Chicago Public Library (CPL)
  • Dewey Decimal Numbers for Illinois Counties ***
  • DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society
  • Eastland Disaster Historical Society
  • Elgin Genealogical Society
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Library and Archives
  • Family History Library
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies
  • Fox Valley Genealogical Society
  • Franklin Park Public Library
  • Illinois State Archives
  • Illinois State Genealogical Society
  • Illinois State Historical Library
  • Illinois State Library
  • Irish American Heritage Center
  • Italian Cultural Center
  • Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois
  • Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society
  • Library of Congress
  • McHenry County, Illinois, Genealogical Society
  • National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  • National Genealogical Society
  • Newberry Library
  • North Suburban Genealogical Society
  • Northbrook Historical Society
  • Northern Illinois Chapter of the American Historical Society for Germans from Russia (AHSGR)
  • Northwestern University Library
  • Polish Genealogical Society of America
  • South Suburban Genealogical and Historical Society
  • Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago
  • Swedish American Museum Center
  • University of Chicago Library
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library

  • GENERAL GENEALOGY

  • Ancestry.com
  • Ask the experts ***
  • Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites
  • Ellis Island (aka American Family Immigration History Center)
  • Genealogical forms to download
    Artifacts and Heirlooms Record, Biographical Outline, Cemetery
    Transcription Form, Census Forms, Correspondence Log, Deed Index,
    Military Records Checklist, Note-Taking Forms, Research Calendar,
    Time Capsules.....and more!
  • RootsWeb
  • Social Security Death Index ***
    with two unique search capabilities
  • TopoZone - topographical maps
  • US Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) home page

    This page was last updated on 9 September 2003.



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